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Address: Avenue du General Patton, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
Phone Number: 0299211900
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Ready to explore!

Discover the seabed and meet the 10,000 fishes of the...

Ready to explore!

Discover the seabed and meet the 10,000 fishes of the Saint-Malo Aquarium. From cold abyssal seas to warm waters of the tropics, over 600 species of all shapes and colours are waiting to delight and amaze both young and old.

Discover the 360° ring of the seas, sharks to make your head spin ; the touch pool, to enjoy a unique sensory experience ; and get on board the ‘Nautibus’ submarine and immerse yourself in the fabulous decor of a natural marine world and navigate among 5,000 fishes.

Dive head first into a deep sea exploration on board the Abyssal Descender, a true-to-life simulator and a unique worldwide new attraction. Discover deep abyssal fauna and flora, meet amazing sea creatures and enjoy the show.

2015, the tide of the century! Did you know that the bay of Saint-Malo is home to the highest tides in Europe? Enjoy a spectacular exhibition that will leave young and old wide-eyed with wonder.

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Fun but queues are crazy long

The exhibitions are relatively small making it less stuffy than large aquariums. However, on rainy summer days, there are crazy queues before opening time! We ended up missing two... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 October 2016
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely day we had here! an extremely interesting and well thought out attraction with lots of interactive displays and plenty of fun photo opportunities. We visited as a 3 generation family and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Definitely a great way to spend a few hours ... all the exhibits were clearly labeled in French and English. Views were clear.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Brilliant Aquarium, definitely the best we've seen, two great 'ride' the nautilus being our highlight.... word of warning.... on a rainy day come early (and queue) otherwise can get really busy.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Went with partner while on a weekend break in saint malo great aquarium, all usual suspects the turtle/shark tank very good. Octopus fab. There is a great touch pool at the end, a simulator and best of all a ride is included which literally takes you around in a pod under water it is well worth a visit. One bus... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for this great comment! We are very glad to know you've enjoyed your time at the Aquarium. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with granddaughter, lovely aquarium, great staff. Exhibitions are well thought out and well signposted in English and French, made it easy for family to practice French!

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Hello, thank you for this good comment. We are very glad you've enjoyed your time beyond the fish and we hope to see you again soon ! More 

Montreal
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The exhibitions are relatively small making it less stuffy than large aquariums. However, on rainy summer days, there are crazy queues before opening time! We ended up missing two major exhibitions because of the long queues. They also have ventilation problem or lack of AC. I also suggest not bringing the stroller as there are lots of stairs. Not ideal....

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

well worth a cpl of hours visit,,slighty expensive,,but try the naughtybus,,,,what a great experience,,,i wont tell you what it is but the kids loved it,,plenty to see to keep the kids amused,decent sized sharks,,,turtles etc..and all looked in good health,,would i return? deffinatly , just for the naughtybus experience!

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for this great comment ! We are very glad to know that you've enjoyed the Nautibus trip :) We hope to see you again soon ! More 

Ness Ziona, Israel
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is really a great aquarium, very different from all so-called "regular" ones. Explanations are clear on the screens above each site, the selection of fish and other specise is huge and excellent.

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Hello, thank you for this very good comment ! More 

London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were impressed with the aquarium at Saint-Malo. We went on a rainy day and joined at 200 strong queue at 10am opening time. But once we got in, it wasn't too crowded and we got round in under 2 hours. The kids were entertained thoroughly, particularly by the shark / turtle tank and many of the other exhibits. The... More 

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Neath, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Really enjoyed this aquarium. And I've been to more than a few all over. Must see if your visiting Brittany. Great family day out!

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